Definition of Reflected

1. Adjective. (especially of incident sound or light) bent or sent back. "Reflected glory"

Similar to: Echoic, Echolike, Mirrored
Antonyms: Unreflected



Definition of Reflected

1. a. Thrown back after striking a surface; as, reflected light, heat, sound, etc.

Definition of Reflected

1. Verb. (past of reflect) ¹

2. Adjective. bent or sent back (especially of incident sound or light) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reflected

1. reflect [v] - See also: reflect

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reflected

reflashing
reflate
reflated
reflates
reflating
reflation
reflationary
reflations
reflect
reflect on
reflect upon
reflectance
reflectances
reflectancies
reflectancy
reflected (current term)
reflected colours
reflected inguinal ligament
reflected light
reflected ray
reflectent
reflecter
reflectible
reflectin
reflecting
reflecting microscope
reflecting retinoscope
reflecting telescope
reflecting telescopes
reflectingly

Literary usage of Reflected

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1. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1843)
"Under ordinary circumstances, refracted or reflected light retains its properties, but this is not always the case. Polarization of light was discovered by ..."

2. Principles of Physics, Or Natural Philosophy: Designed for the Use of by Benjamin Silliman (1865)
"321, a portion of the light being reflected, forms the first image, a. The principal part of the light penetrates the glass, and is reflected at c. by the ..."

3. Research Methods in Ecology by Frederic Edward Clements (1905)
"reflected and Absorbed Light 88. The fate of incident light. ... Part is reflected or screened out by the epidermis, and a certain amount passes through the ..."

4. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1885)
"... the evidence which can be obtained by, as it were, reflected light—reflected, that is, from events and circumstances belonging to a much later period. ..."

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